thioguanine

noun
thio·​gua·​nine | \ -ˈgwän-ˌēn How to pronounce thioguanine (audio) \

Medical Definition of thioguanine

: a crystalline compound C5H5N5S that is an antimetabolite and has been used in the treatment of leukemia

Comments on thioguanine

What made you want to look up thioguanine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

authorized for issue (as a bond)

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!